Fortunate to practice, conduct research and teach in an academic medical center committed to ever-greater excellence, our division aspires to fulfill the broader MUSC mission:
-patient and family centered focus in all that we do
-commitment to selfless service to all our patients, families and colleagues
-evidence-based best clinical practice
-continuous system, process and performance improvement and innovation
-scholarship and impactful research
Embracing our mission as the statewide flagship public academic medical center for South Carolina, we aspire to provide to all South Carolinians with cardiovascular care comparable to the best heart and vascular centers in the world.
Anticipating the future of cardiovascular care delivery, we aim to craft and sustain unique, multidisciplinary, convergent collaboration in the MUSC Heart and Vascular Integrated Center of Clinical Excellence with our partners in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, vascular interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, cardiac anesthesia, critical care, nursing and allied health fields. Our collaborations foster the evolution of ever more perfect services, programs, systems and processes of clinical care.
Realizing our academic commitment to discovery and learning, we aspire to foster impactful cardiovascular research and train the next generation of leaders in cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery and cardiovascular nursing.
We aspire, simply put, to invent the future of cardiovascular care right here at MUSC.
Thomas G. Di Salvo, MD, MPH, MBA
Volpe Smart State Professor of Cardiovascular Proteomics
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, MUSC Heart and Vascular Integrated Center of Clinical Excellence